When we lose our appetite, we may find ourselves losing too much weight. This can increase the risk of health problems associated with being underweight. If you are underweight, at risk of being underweight, or losing weight at a dangerously fast pace due to illness or medications, then you may be looking to either gain some weight or prevent further weight loss. Read on for some healthy tips to help control your weight.
The key to getting started with exercise is to envision your future with fitness, plan out your goals, start slowly and build up to your goal gradually. Find a support system to keep you motivated and consistent about exercising. Changing habits doesn’t happen in a day, and often we need someone (other than ourselves) to keep us on track. Stay honest - as your abilities and stamina improve, gradually increase the amount of time you exercise, and raise the bar until you get to your goal.
Do you have a new diagnosis of high cholesterol? Have you had elevated cholesterol for years, but never knew exactly what to do to treat it properly? Here we’ll go through the basics of cholesterol - what it is, what it does, where it comes from, and how to control it.
People often hear about “healthy fats,” and they’re told that they should eat more. But what, exactly is healthy? Is it everything from plants? What about chocolate or coconut? While everyone wonders what’s the healthiest fats for them, there are some that are better than others. Read on to know what fats are the best for you, and how much you should eat.
When reading our blood cholesterol results, there are usually several things that are measured: Total Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Triglycerides, and VLDL(sometimes). While most of these are different types of cholesterol, there is one that is not actually cholesterol, but will influence it: Triglycerides. In this article, we’ll review what Triglycerides are, and how to improve it.
Healthier cooking does not mean creating bland and boring food. Healthy food can be delicious too - when made with the right ingredients and cooked in a healthier way! Some healthy cooking techniques include: choosing better carbohydrates, swapping the protein, using less fat, and switching up your cooking methods.
Not all people with diabetes need to be on a low-carb or very-low-carb diet to manage their diabetes. Instead, focus on following a diet that consists of an adequate amount of high quality carbs. If you really want to try a low-carb diet for either weight loss or diabetes, consult your primary care physician first.